Boost for Bayern Munich as Boateng ban cut to two games

Bayern Munich defender Jerome #Boateng had his three-match ban reduced by one game at a German Football Association (DFB) hearing on Monday.The Germany international was shown a straight red card for a professional foul after upending Sidney Sam in last week’s 1-1 draw with Schalke.Boateng was initially suspended for three games, but the #Bundesliga #FCBayern #FCBlive #BayernMunich champions have succeeded in their attempt to lessen that punishment.

Having missed Saturday’s 2-0 win at Stuttgart, the World Cup-winner will also sit out the home clash with #Hamburg this weekend before being available to face #Paderborn a week on Saturday.Boateng attended the hearing in Frankfurt along with Bayern sporting director Matthias Sammer.